Alabama Infectious Diseases Society 2024 Annual Meeting

Homewood, AL US
July 20, 2024

The purpose of the Alabama Infectious Diseases Society (ALIDS) is to promote strong antimicrobial stewardship throughout the state of Alabama.  This meeting in-person meeting will provide educational sessions on different topics related to antimicrobial stewardship.  

Target Audience

This knowledge-based course is intended for Pharmacists (ACPE) and Nurses (ABN).

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.20 ABN
    Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is a Board approved provider of continuing nursing education in Alabama by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Provider Number: ABNP1515
  • 3.50 ACPE Pharmacy
    Auburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide.
Course opens: 
05/01/2024
Course expires: 
07/10/2026
Event starts: 
07/20/2024 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
07/20/2024 - 3:00pm CDT
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

 

8:00 AM   Registration / Exhibits

9:00 AM   Welcome 

Jonathan Edwards, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCGP, BCIDP, Huntsville Hospital Heath Systems, Huntsville, AL

9:10 AM    A Clinician's Guide to MICs and Breakpoints 

Navaneeth Narayanan, PharmD, MPH, BCIDP, Rutgers Health, New Brunswick, NJ 

10:00 AM   Antibiotic Stewardship: The Critical Role of Nursing 

Elizabeth Monsees, PhD, MBA, RN, CIC, FAPIC, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 

10:50 AM  Break / Exhibits

11:45 AM   Xacduro (Sulbactam/Durlobactam): Co-Packaged for Intravenous Use 

Innoviva Specialty Therapeutics Lunch Symposium 

Michael Rybak, PharmD, MPH, PhD, Center for Emerging and Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 

12:30 PM   Break / Exhibits

1:00 PM   Infectious Diseases Emergencies 

Mickala Thompson, PharmD, BCPS, BCNSP, Huntsville Hospital, Huntsville, AL 

1:50 PM   Antimicrobial Use and Resistance (AUR) 

Joshua Stripling, MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 

2:40 PM   Closing Remarks / Adjourn

Jonathan Edwards, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCGP, BCIDP

 

 

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The Valley Hotel, Homewood Birmingham
2727 18th Street South
Homewood, AL 35209
United States

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Dr. Elizabeth Monsees, PhD, RN, CIC, FAPIC, is the Children’s Mercy Senior Director for Infection Prevention and Stewardship Integration. Elizabeth has a faculty position as an Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Monsees has served on national committees and work groups, including the ANA and CDC Antimicrobial Stewardship Working Group, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Research and Education Committees, and their Diagnostic Stewardship Task Force, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Education, Communications, Nominating and Awards, and Research Committees, and the Pediatric infectious Diseases Society Antimicrobial Stewardship workgroup. She has established and delivered educational curriculums nationally and internationally and has authored book chapters on quality methodology, patient safety science, and antimicrobial stewardship. She serves on several editorial boards and is a Clinical Editor the APIC Online Text. Her research is focused on antimicrobial stewardship and the engagement of nurses in safe antibiotic and diagnostic use.

PDF icon Monsees CV 051624.pdf

 

Dr. Navaneeth Narayanan is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration at Rutgers University Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy. He jointly practices as an Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Rutgers University Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Adjunct Faculty/TB Consultant for the Global Tuberculosis Institute at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, a CDC-funded TB Center of Excellence. Dr. Narayanan serves as an Advisor for and Voting Member of the CLSI Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST) Subcommittee and Co-Chair of the AST Breakpoint Working Group. Dr. Narayanan received his Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree from Rutgers University Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, completed two years of clinical residency training including his PGY2 Infectious Diseases Specialty Residency and Global Health Clinical Scholar Program training at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). He earned his Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in Epidemiology from the Rutgers School of Public Health. Dr. Narayanan is a Board Certified Infectious Diseases Pharmacist (BCIDP). Currently, Dr. Narayanan is pursuing a Master of Science degree in Pharmacometrics through the University of Maryland via an NIH award – K23 Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

PDF icon CV-Nav-Rutgers - 01252024.pdf

 

Dr. Mickala Thompson is a native of Kingston, Jamaica but was raised in South Florida. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. She completed her PGY1 residency at UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and her PGY2 Internal Medicine residency at MUSC Health in Charleston, South Carolina. She joined Huntsville Hospital in 2009 and currently serves as a clinical specialist and preceptor in a busy Medical ICU. Dr. Thompson is credentialed by the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties (BPS) in Pharmacotherapy (BCPS) and Nutrition Support (BCNSP). She is a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), and the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN). She enjoys traveling, weight training, teaching, and discontinuing vancomycin orders.

PDF icon Thompson, Mickala Curriculum Vitae - Spring 2024.pdf

 

Dr. Joshua Stripling

Auburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide. The Universal Activity Number for this knowledge-based program is 0001-9999-24-0XX-LXX-P and is intended for pharmacists. 

ABN - Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is a Board approved provider of continuing nursing education in Alabama by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Provider Number: ABNP1515.

 

Dr. Navaneeth Narayanan discloses grants/contracts from Merck and Shionogi and consulting/speaker fees from Astellas, Beckman-Coulter, Paratek, and T2 Biosystems.

No other speakers have disclosures to share and the disclosures shared have not impacted the creation of the program in any way. 

 

 

Available Credit

  • 4.20 ABN
    Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is a Board approved provider of continuing nursing education in Alabama by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Provider Number: ABNP1515
  • 3.50 ACPE Pharmacy
    Auburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide.

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